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Ijen Crater, Banyuwangi

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Adventure up an active (but quiet) volcano to see Ijen Crater. Take in the volcanic landscape as part of a tour, or travel independently in a rented jeep. The sulfur lake represents the main attraction of the otherworldly scenery, with its turquoise color and steam plumes. A spot for hikers to aim for, the crater attracts walkers, geologists, and photographers from all over the world who are drawn to the sheer topography of the environment and the mysterious aesthetics of its primary feature. Arrange to visit Ijen Crater and other attractions in Banyuwangi using our Banyuwangi vacation route planner.
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  • I originally wanted to see the blue fire and the acidic lake up close but for such a tour you would have to start at around midnight to 1 am. Since no one told us that we started our tour at 3 am, too...  more »
  • Satu satunya di indonesia...hanya ada 2 di dunia..akses mudah untuk melihatnya .....disamping kita liat api biru ada panorama danau yang indah serta melihat terbitnya matahari juga...udara yang asli p...  more »
  • Mt. Ijen is a must do in Indonesia. We took a tour starting at 3am. That's too late if you want to see the unique blue flames though, as sunrise is at 5am and you can only see them when it's dark. We ...  more »